Joshua Meyers, MD

Dr. Joshua Meyers is clinical assistant professor of neurosurgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo who joined UBNS in April of 2019. His clinical focus centers around minimally invasive spine including newer technologies such as the exoscope and robotics. His clinical areas of interest include lumbar, thoracic, and craniocervical pathology. His research interests include robotic spine surgery and its application to minimally invasive and open deformity surgery. In addition, Dr. Meyers practices general cranial surgery.

Dr. Meyers is a native of St. Louis, MO and completed his neurosurgery residency training in Buffalo in 2019. He completed an en-folded spine fellowship at the University of Buffalo in 2017 concentrating in both open and minimally invasive spine. His undergraduate studies were completed at Washington University in St. Louis in economics. This was followed by completion of his medical degree in 2012 from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and has presented at national neurosurgical meetings and is an active member of American Association of Neurologic Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS).

Dr. Meyers sees patients at our Park Club Lane office and Erie County Medical Center (ECMC). He performs surgeries at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, and ECMC.

Education
Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor of Science in Economics with minor in pre-professional sciences, June 2007

Medical School
New York Medical College, Valhalla New York, June 2012

Residency
University at Buffalo, Department of Neurosurgery, July 2012–March 2019

Fellowship
University at Buffalo, Spine, July 2016-July 2017

Clinical Interests
Minimally invasive spine surgery, robotic spine surgery

Professional Highlights
• Invited presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting, October 2017
• Invited presentation, Society of Lateral Access Surgeons annual meeting July 2017
• Runner up, research project and presentation at New York Neurosurgical Society annual meeting, June 2017

Certifications
• ABNS Neurosurgery written board examination: Passed, March 2015
• USMLE Step 3: Passed, April 2013
• USMLE Step 2 CS: Passed, September 2011
• USMLE Step 2 CK: Passed, October 2010
• USMLE Step 1: Passed, February 2010

Memberships
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
New York Neurosurgical Society

Selected Publications
View a partial list of Dr. Meyer’s publications through the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database.